She found herself yearning for friends again.
The sense of yearning was deep.
It was the natural yearning of that portion, any portion of our most primitive ancestor which still survived in us.
When the disciples returned, Jesus took them apart for rest; but the crowds reassembled when they found Him again near the lake, and His yearning compassion for these shepherdless sheep led Him to give them an impressive sign that He had indeed come to supply all human needs.
She'd never experienced yearning like this, so strong it threatened to consume her.
A look of pained yearning crossed the girl's face, as if she wanted badly to speak but couldn't.
It is that in God which is not God Himself, it is the yearning of the eternal One to give birth to itself.
Here at last his long yearning for some great theme worthy of his historic genius was gratified.
Forced into hiding by the circumstances of the past two weeks, Gabriel's yearning for his mate emerged stronger than ever at her passionate kisses and touch.
He had to let her go, but the sense of yearning and pain was too strong for her to sleep.
"All that is not of faith is of sin "; and faith and love are mutually involved and inseparable; faith springs from the divinely imparted germ of love, which in its turn is developed by faith to its full strength, while from both united springs hope, joyful yearning towards ultimate perfect fruition of the object of love.
Desire and yearning crept into him, knowing she was so close.
With the thought came an image of Jame, who told yearning tales of such a place he recalled from his youth.
He'd been yearning and delighted, even claiming the immortal world to be heaven.
He nipped her neck, and she gasped, yearning and fire tearing through her.
It is one of the few examples of free corporate action on the part of the ancient Greek cities, whose centrifugal yearning for independence so often proved fatal to the Hellenic world.
Sometimes, she heard longing in his voice, the same yearning she experience for him.
It arose from a spiritual movement in answer to the yearning of the heart: " O that Thou mightest rend the heavens and come down and the mountains quake at Thy presence !"
Taran's attention swept to the walls behind him, and he felt a pang of yearning and regret.
His most ardent admirers, however, are constrained to admit that he was deficient in large-hearted benevolence; that he was destitute of any " enthusiasm of humanity "; and that so far as every sort of religious yearning or aspiration is concerned, his poverty was almost unique.
On the Ganges lies Benares, the holy city of Brahminism: and to look on Benares, to visit its temples, and to be washed clean in the purifying river, is the yearning of every pious Indian.
Christian love is conceived (after Augustine) as primarily love to God (beyond the natural yearning of the creature after its ultimate good), which expands into love towards all God's creatures as created by him, and so ultimately includes even self-love.
This perception combines, as understanding, with the primal yearning, which becomes thereby free creative will, and works formatively in the originally lawless nature or ground.
It is in contemplating the abstract reality which concrete things obscurely exhibit, the type or ideal which they imperfectly imitate, that the true life of the mind in man must consist; and as man is most truly man in proportion as he is mind, the desire of one's own good, which Plato, following Socrates, held to be permanent and essential in every living thing, becomes in its highest form the philosophic yearning for knowledge.
22) - contrast strongly with the yearning over Jerusalem: " The blood of Abel the just " and " the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias " (Matt.
Even Socrates, in spite of his aversion to physics, was led by pious reflection to expound a teleological view of the physical world, as ordered in all its parts by divine wisdom for the realization of some divine end; and, in the metaphysical turn which Plato gave to this view, he was probably anticipated by Euclid of Megara, who held that the one real being is " that which we call by many names, Good, Wisdom, Reason or God," to which Plato, raising to a loftier significance the Socratic identification of the beautiful with the useful, added the further name of Absolute Beauty, explaining how man's love of the beautiful finally reveals itself as the yearning for the end and essence of being.
This yearning, he held, springs - like more sensual impulses - from a sense of want of something formerly possessed, of which there remains a latent memory in the soul, strong in proportion to its philosophic capacity; hence it is that in learning any abstract truth by scientific demonstration we merely make explicit what we already implicitly know; we bring into clear consciousness hidden memories of a state in which the soul looked upon Reality and Good face to face, before the lapse that imprisoned her in an alien body and mingled her true nature with fleshly feelings and impulses.
For in no other country had hostility to religion attained such a pitch or assumed such grotesque forms; and consequently in no other country did the yearning for religion manifest itself so unequivocally, when bitter experience had demonstrated the necessity of a return to law and order.
This yearning is a dumb unintelligent longing, which moves like a heaving sea in obedience to some dark and indefinite law, and is powerless to fashion anything in permanence.
It is perhaps easy to understand how, in the crisis of 1640, when the ethico-political system of Hobbes first took written shape, a peace-loving philosopher should regard the claims of individual conscience as essentially anarchical, and dangerous to social well-being; but however strong might be men's yearning for order, a view of social duty, in which the only fixed positions were selfishness everywhere and unlimited power somewhere, could not but appear offensively paradoxical.
It is true that his election was immediately impugned by the cardinals on frivolous grounds; but the responsibility for this rests, partially at least, with the pope himself, whose reckless and inconsiderate zeal for reform was bound to excite a revolution among the worldly cardinals still yearning for the fleshpots of Avignon.
The statement was met with glazed eyes and yearning smiles.
There is a great yearning for peace around this world.
Sakura's food is a vacation from the mundane, featuring bold, exotic flavors that will leave your yearning for more.
Fried fish, potato salad, seasoned rice, candied yams, and greens---this is the kind of fare that will fill you up and leave you yearning for more.
Deidre yielded, alarmed but yearning.
Kiera found she truly was happy for her, though her own happiness was clouded by a sense of sadness and yearning.
Would he now accept the Austrian terms and gain a not disadvantageous peace, for which France was yearning?
is portrayed, for the most part, as a state of unrest and painful yearning.
It was a sign of his history, of his past, and he regarded it with both yearning and regret.
She focused on what he said to keep herself distracted from the yearning growing in her body.
He should be fighting bloodlust by now, yet it had simply disappeared, replaced by longing for something more, a yearning to be part of this woman, to be everything to her, and for her.
Many also came with yearning of soul to enjoy the bliss of God.
They are used to communicating a timeless message, often achieving a wistful, yearning and powerful insight through extreme brevity.
For all those of you yearning for a sordid account of drunken debauchery.
dehumanizely depicts the dehumanizing effects of the camp on his fellow inmates, yearning for liberty yet unable to imagine freedom.
huddled masses yearning to pay me rent.
My yearning for discovery now had a focus; my oceans would be libraries, my terra nova the workings of his mind.
vast reservoirs of power are created by the spirit of the age, formless, like the tense yearning gained from all things.
wistful, yearning and powerful insight through extreme brevity.
Send me your poor, huddled masses yearning to pay me rent.
They don't satisfy the yearning of your soul and there's no joy.
You can begin to feel the yearning in a blade of grass.
yearning for peace around this world.
yearning for true overland adventure.
yearning for something fresh and vital?
yearning for the past.
They are used to communicate a timeless message, often achieving a wistful, yearning and powerful insight through extreme brevity.
City comedy tho is predicated not on a nostalgic yearning for past ideal states but on the ' reality ' of urban life.
New technology mixes with a romantic yearning for the past.
Among many champions of cyberspace also we see an intense yearning for transcendence over the limitations of the body.
The numbness may be replaced by a deep yearning for the person who has died.
yearning melodies, experimentation and noise defines a new level of perfection in his work.
yearning vocals, wonderful singing, actually.
yearning heart, that never can be still!
p. 7), however, personality, with its variety of temperament and emphasis, largely colours the Apostolic Fathers, especially the primary group. Clement has all the Roman feeling for duly constituted order and discipline; Ignatius has the Syrian or semi-oriental passion of devotion, showing itself at once in his mystic love for his Lord and his over-strained yearning to become His very "disciple" by drinking the like cup of martyrdom; Polycarp is, above all things, steady in his allegiance to what had first won his conscience and heart, and his "passive and receptive character" comes out in the contents of his epistle.
Vast reservoirs of power are created by the spirit of the age, formless, like the tense yearning gained from all things.
The emotional dynamics are similar to mystical yearning, except that the self-pity factor is different.
There was an enormous yearning in me to go into solitude in order to develop my will.
All through the lonely hours my heart is yearning, When whispering echoes softly call your name.
They do n't satisfy the yearning of your soul and there 's no joy.
The baritone soloist expresses the yearning of the Jews to return to Jerusalem and their responsibility to remember and cherish it.
His life had been clouded from infancy by an ardent yearning for the maternal love he had never known.
Or a fair way down the path, but yearning for something fresh and vital?
New technology mixes with a Romantic yearning for the past.
The balance between yearning melodies, experimentation and noise defines a new level of perfection in his work.
It is SUCH a good song, yearning vocals, wonderful singing, actually.
O yearning heart, that never can be still !
Companionship. For some, the yearning for single parenthood is simply a need for companionship and the desire to create a meaningful relationship with someone.
Of course, reds, royal purples and white will always be in style, but if you are yearning for something that's just a little bit different, investigate some of the brilliant colors offered here.
You'll find poems about a straying boyfriend, yearning for love, foolish mistakes, and the power of attraction.
With his soulful eyes and earnest charm, he was able to perfectly capture the character's yearning for a better life.
If you're yearning to join the elite crowd at Britain's top college, catch a glimpse of daily life online.
Mraz's frequent use of acoustic guitars layered with both modern styles and 70s retro makes his music irresistible to up and coming guitarists yearning for nourishment through musical sustenance.
Many Canadians had been yearning for greater competition in the cellular phone market and Wind may have provided the right impetus to get that going.
If you're yearning for a copycat 'do, you can pick up a copy of the magazine and take it to your hairstylist for reference.
If the girl in your life is yearning for a real baby, you've found it in Baby Alive.
If you're really yearning for a pair of sheep slippers with the distinctive Serta sheep and aren't in the market for a new mattress, your best bet may be to search online at eBay or specialty or collectible shops.
Strong men yearning for powerful symbolism may choose a stately butterfly tattoo to represent their strength of character and their deep spirituality.
Deep sea lovers yearning for precision timepieces may find the answer to their dreams hidden in the exclusive collection of Seiko divers watches.
If you're still yearning to learn to speak French like a native, why not seek out a native speaker and offer to barter practice time or lessons?
If you're a Star Trek fan yearning for more of your favorite series, now you can stream Star Trek full episodes straight to your computer, or if you prefer you can purchase complete DVD sets to watch at your leisure.
He'd taken the time to appreciate every inch of her body with his mouth and hands, all the while driving her into a haze of such yearning and sensory overload, it was almost dreamlike.
headstrong 19-year-old shoeshine boy with a yearning to better himself and leave America.
yearning for freedom hard to understand.
yearning for the maternal love he had never known.
Living in a village forty miles west of Dublin, Tansy 's family find her yearning for freedom hard to understand.
The Bangkok to Hanoi journey is a one-of-a-kind experience for those with a yearning for true overland adventure.
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